January 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate armed robbery at East 40th pub

January 4, 2017 8:59 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify two men who robbed the East 40th Pub at gunpoint the afternoon of December 28. 

The two men entered the East 40th Pub at 3811 40 Avenue at 2 pm on December 28; one was wielding a shotgun and the other held a screwdriver. The suspect holding the shotgun stood watch while the man with the screwdriver demanded cash. He placed the money into a black bag he had brought with him and the two men left in a metallic brown Toyota Sienna that was driven by a third suspect.

There were a number of patrons in the pub at the time; no one was injured during this robbery. The vehicle had been reported stolen on December 24 and was abandoned nearby; RCMP recovered it later the same day.

Suspect 1 is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Between 18 – 32 years old
  • Approximately 5'8" – 5'10" tall
  • 150 – 170 lbs
  • Wearing a balaclava, sunglasses and a ball cap, a blue hoodie, plaid fleece pants, grey work gloves and white running shoes with black soles
  • Carrying a shotgun

Suspect 2 is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Between 18 – 32 years old
  • Approximately 5'10" – 6' tall
  • 180-200 lbs
  • Wearing a balaclava, a grey hoodie, dark grey pants with a white stripe down the leg, dark work gloves and dark running shoes with white soles
  • Carrying a screwdriver

Please see attached surveillance images. If you have information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online.


Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP

Suspects 1 and 2:

Photo of two suspects in armed robbery

Suspect 1:

photo of first suspect in armed robbery